Blog & News Events

  • First 5 CA Commission Approves Additional $2 Million in COVID Relief Funding

    March 15th, 2021

    New Investments Will Help to Reach Hard Hit Communities Through Summer 2021 Read More ›

  • Early Childhood Workforce Index 2020

    February 23rd, 2021

    Providing guidance to advocates and legislators on policies that require attention. Read More ›

  • Family-Friendly Workplace Toolkit

    November 30th, 2020

    Community Partners Launch New Resource for Employers & Families Read More ›

  • First 5 Center for Children's Policy

    September 11th, 2020

    New Interactive Tool Shows Complexity of Early Identification, Intervention System Read More ›

  • First 5 California Funds Emergency Supplies for Child Care Providers

    June 23rd, 2020

    Diapers, wipes, and cleaning supplies aid providers in safely caring for young children of essential workers and vulnerable populations. Read More ›

  • First 5 Shows Up: Our Critical Role Amid COVID-19

    July 14th, 2020

    First 5 Counties Around the State Work to Support Young Children and Families During the Pandemic Read More ›

  • Child Care-There's an App for That!

    June 3rd, 2019

    It is becoming harder and harder to find reliable, affordable child care and is just as difficult for caregivers to find secure, well-paid jobs. Fortunately, many companies are trying to fix this issue. Read More ›

  • First 5 at 20: Two Decades Helping Give Kids the Best Start in Life

    November 20th, 2018

    On November 8, 2018, the wise voters of California approved Proposition 10, launching an unprecedented long-term investment Read More ›

  • First 5's Position on Current U.S. Immigration Policy Impacting Families

    June 19th, 2018

    First 5 SLO County supports letter sent to the Dept. of Homeland Security Read More ›

  • First 5 SLO County Awards Nearly $3 Million to Local Programs

    June 18th, 2018

    Local Programs Receive Critical Funds to Support Children & Families Read More ›

  • New Website!

    February 23rd, 2018

    Welcome to First 5 San Luis Obispo County’s New-and-Improved Website! Here you can find all sorts of information about the work that we are proud to be a part of in support of young children and families living on the Central Coast. Read More ›